Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso (centre) speaks during a press briefing at the finance ministry in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Japanese officials doctored documents at heart of cronyism scandal, deleting references to PM Abe, wife, minister

Finance Minister Taro Aso admits that his staff changed records related to the below-market sale of government land to a school operator with links to the Abes, but says he will not resign

Topic |   Shinzo Abe

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Japan's Finance Minister Taro Aso (centre) speaks during a press briefing at the finance ministry in Tokyo on Monday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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